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Residential / Shelter Services Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

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Transgender individuals in particular are impacted by violence and discrimination in ways that both contribute to high rates of homelessness and keep them from accessing necessary shelter and services. These training materials provide CoCs and projects with the framework to create welcoming and inclusive projects for transgender and gender non-conforming people.
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Women's Homeless Shelters: Information Resources for the Homeless

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This website provides resources and contact information for shelters and other DV resources.
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Working with Battered Women Impacted by Substance Abuse

Author(s): Publisher(s):
"The primary goal of this model protocol is to help advocates better meet the safety needs of all battered women by providing them with the tools to address service needs and options for battered women and children impacted by their own or another's substance use, misuse or addiction. Our challenge as advocates is to provide as safe an environment as possible for all who use our services or work at our programs Ideally, this protocol and model policy will serve as a first step toward identifying options for both battered women impacted by substance use and their advocates."
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Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster

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This handout provides information to help families deal with relocation stress after a disaster.
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  • Training Tools

Transitional Housing Toolkit

Publisher(s):
"This toolkit is meant to provide transitional housing providers with easy access to information and resources to enhance services to survivors. The information provided here addresses frequently asked questions, common challenges, best practices, templates for adaptation, and resources for additional information and assistance."
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Shelter Support Project

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The Shelter Support Project is a supportive resource for people making day-to-day decisions about the management and operation of domestic violence shelter programs. Shelter management resources including articles and model protocols are provided.
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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

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This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.
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Disaster Preparedness Plan

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This outline by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) provides guidance to local centers on disaster planning to ensure that domestic violence services continue statewide, uninterrupted, despite the occurrence of a disaster.
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Building Dignity

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The Building Dignity website offers a range of solutions and strategies for domestic violence emergency shelters to increase their capacity to provide supportive housing for all survivors, including LGBTQ survivors.
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  • General Material

Trauma-Informed Organizational Toolkit for Homeless Services

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The prevalence of traumatic stress in the lives of families experiencing homelessness is extraordinarily high. This comprehensive toolkit was developed for use by homeless shelters and housing providers, although the material can be highly useful for domestic violence advocates.
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  • NRCDV Publications

How the Intake Process Feels to Victims

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This exercise provides an opportunity to practice and experience victim defined advocacy during the intake process.